Ivor Gurney

(1890-1937 / England)

Song And Pain - Poem by Ivor Gurney

Out of my sorrow
have I made these songs,
Out of my sorrow;

Though somewhat
of the making's eager pain
From Joy did borrow.

Someday, I trust,
God's purpose of Pain for me
Shall be complete,

And then -
to enter the House of Joy…..
Prepare, my feet.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 31, 2010



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